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Aug 13, 2013 12:00am PDT
worker in south los angeles. with gang infested housing projects that are now almost mythic, jordan downs and nickerson gardens, and i worked in these projects during what is referred to as the decade of death, when crack and unregulated gun availability laid waste to communities of color. in los angeles during the late 1980's and early 1990's, there were 1000 homicides per year in the city of los angeles, not the county, the city. now, we have between 203 hundred homicides per year. people talk about the gang problem having been addressed. i want to share with you, what i experienced, what i have learned, i am not a typical academic. i will not quote statistics to you or talk about theories. i will talk with you about practicality. pragmatic approaches, and i will talk about reality. san francisco, like los angeles learned, will never saw or deal with its gang problems effectively unless there is true collaboration. i will talk to you about what this looks like and feels like. i will speak to you about the lessons that we have learned as law enforcement had to come off of the high perch,
Aug 1, 2013 10:00am PDT
with him until the time i got married in los angeles this although was before i was born in stanford this is entitled paling wallet circle in 1943. that is in 1949 and the next picture also were we lthd in 1948 where he was a student and teaching at the art institute. we moved to albuquerque this is from 1951 and this second one from 1950 in his masters show. he then accepted the only teaching job that accepted him in illinois. we moved there for one year. this picture is from 1953 and the second picture is number 6 which was also 1953. at the end of that academic were my parents move forward to berkley. the first picture is berkley number 52 and president obama put in emphasis private dierng room in the white house. this picture is seawall. from 1957 you can see he's moving away from a bit distraction toward the figure active. the next is a quash from 1956. he's always been interested in the angle of roads and what they did to your prospective of the landscape. and finally the coffee from depends looking grand. and the afternoon they moved to los angeles where we taught at ucla and
Aug 30, 2013 12:00am PDT
tavis: good evening from los angeles. with thea conversation man many consider to be the most inspiring teacher. he is the only teacher to be awarded the national medal of arts for his work with schoolchildren. the new book sums up what he has learned from more than dirty years of teaching. -- 30 years of teaching. then we will go to a conversation with grammy award .inning musician chris botti chopin to ric from kelly. it does not get much more eclectic than that. we are glad you joined us. those conversations are coming up right now. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. they queue. -- thank you. tavis: there is no more important profession been educating students, and no teacher has done a better job of demanding a level of excellence that has earned him a medal of honor. the book is filled with no- nonsense advice for kids who want to make -- for teachers who want to make a difference in kids lives. this year they performed the tempest with a reminder of the of for justice for all. >> get up stand up rightsor your >> you were telling me you w
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Aug 29, 2013 12:00pm EDT
here in the los angeles area. they are protesting fast-food chains like mcdonald's wendy's, taco bell, jack in the box. they are asking for a pay increase to $15 an hour. the median salary for a fast-food worker here in los angeles is about $9 an hour. that's about $11,000 a year, so it's not a lot of money, and the workers say they are having trouble getting buy. many of them have to depend on public assistance. meanwhile they say the fast-food industry is raking in billions. this is one of three planned events here in los angeles. the organizers, a few of them have just started to trickle in. in about an hour from now they will be joining city leaders as well, and make a three-mile walk to take their point, and again, this is the largest strike to hit the industry thus far richelle. >> what are franchise owners saying about this in >> well, we did talk to some of the major franchises. we did get a response from mcdonald's. mcdonald's saying it does offer competitive wage and benefits to its please, and wants the public to know that the restaurants remain open with our dedicated plea
Aug 23, 2013 2:30pm PDT
correspondent in los angeles. let's start with nadal. defense.t offer any presumably, it is not surprising that he was convicted. >> that's right. he was appointed lawyers and he said he would defend himself but he called no witnesses and he made no closing arguments. it was not surprising that he was going to come out with this guilty verdict. he actually admitted that he was the shooter, as he put it earlier in the trial. this is very much about whether this was an attack that was carried out in a premeditated way. that is an important phrase. those other charges, he was facing 45 in all. it means that because he had been found guilty, he could potentially face the death penalty. the sentencing hearing will start on monday. it will be another trial, bringing in other witnesses. he will be able to speak again. perhaps to use the opportunity to explain more about why he did what he did and then the decision will be if he should be put to death or if he should face life in prison. >> we still don't know why he did what he did. he chose not to take the stand. do we know any more about his mo
Aug 13, 2013 12:00am PDT
tavis: good evening. from los angeles, i am tavis smiley. withversation tonight legendary singer songwriter stephen stills, the only artist the hall ofed into fame twice in the same night. he is now out with a new cd set caleld "carry on." it chronicles those accomplishments and sell much more. we are glad you have joined us. coming up, right now. >> there is a saying that dr. king had. he said, there is always the right time to do the right thing. i just try to live my life every day by doing the right thing. we know that we are only about halfway to completely eliminate hunger and we have a lot of work to do. walmart committed $2 billion to fighting hunger in the u.s. cane work together, we stamp hunger out. yourd by contributions to pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. tavis: stephen stills' 50-year career has taken him on a formidable solo career and has been written in red the finding and comes, like "for what it's worth. " a four cd set called "carry on," curated by graham nash. here he is singing the song he wrote, suite judy blue eyes. -- sweet judy blue eyes.
Aug 12, 2013 4:30pm PDT
mean getting from los angeles to san francisco in under 30 minutes. we have that story and more tonight for monday august 12th. >> good evening, everyone. remember when the blackberry was the must have device for executives? everyone wanted one, and if you had one, you couldn't put it down. not any more. blackberry has been passed by other phones, from apple, samsung and more. today the blackberry waived the white flag. it's exploring so-called strategic alternatives, that includes partnering with another firm or taking the company private. or even selling it off to the highest bidder. john fort has the latest on the possible future of blackberry. >> a humbling moment for a once proud brand. blackberry, the company that first popularized the idea of a phone that could do more than make calls. the company that added alicia keys as a marketing executive in january says it's pursuing strategic alternatives. the momentum in the mobil market bee longs to samsung and apple. the latest data from ibc shows that worldwide, blackberry had 3% market share, down from 5% a year earlier. for every bl
Aug 21, 2013 2:05am PDT
, one of the city council members of los angeles. wave your hand. >> how are you, baby? this is beautiful right here. >> what's in it? everything good is in that hot dog. tell them i sent you. they're a very special family. >> thank you. what else you got? >> this is from the hollywood sign. let's give to the monastery. and officially here, a certificate of welcome, hoda, right there. from the mayor and city council. >> oh, my god. thank you. >> our sister city map. but this is special. go to discover los let hear it for the tourist board. and here, the authentic star from the walk of fame. this is it right there. they're special. you got to shine it every day. >> you rock, tom. >> we appreciate it so much. but wouldn't this have been nice on the first day as a kickoff? >> we've been a little busy. but come back. we love you. let's hear it for these two great people. >> okay. we have a -- >> i'll never get one, so i'll carry this. i want to thank the academy. >> we have a couple of special guests. do you guys like lmfao? do you know the song? i'm sexy and i
Aug 3, 2013 9:30pm PDT
with the unexpected consequences from their early infrastructure design. los angeles county is a land of sprawling development. with development comes hundreds of square miles of concrete, leaving no way for water to naturally soak into the ground. in areas of such widespread urbanization, flooding can be devastating. man: back in early 1930s, there was a flooding that took a lot of lives and property. as a result, the city of los angeles, in order to protect future flooding in the city, they decided to take the los angeles river and make it a flood control channel. they concreted the walls of the river in order for water to get to ocean much faster. narrator: cities throughout southern california converted natural rivers to these concrete channels, part of their storm drain systems. this allowed expanding development without the need for large flood plains. kharaghani: the los angeles river is approximately 51 miles. concrete reduces the size of the river that you need to carry the water because it speeds up the flow of water. if you'd like to remove all the concrete and to have natural system to
Aug 12, 2013 7:00pm EDT
stations in new york, los angeles and dallas. where local news broadcasts have suffered significant ratings declines, in los angeles, ratings of the 5:00 p.m. newscast are off by one third. for the 11:00 p.m. newscast, they're down by one quarter. the network's strength the rest of the summer is balancing out local weakness, issuing a statement, saying the net effects of the blackout have been created in an overall ratings hardship. august is traditionally one of the lowest months of the year for ratings. >> cbs says when it comes to those key national ratings, the blackout isn't having a significant impact. in fact, in the first week of the blackout, cbs's national ratings declined by 0.2%. thanks to more original programming than previous summers. >> cbs is cutting down the number of repeats. they're putting more original shows on. that costs money, but it also will produce higher ratings. >> ratings of the pga championship has improved despite the blackout. saturday's ratings were up 30% over last year. one show which hasn't been impacted by the blackout is the late show with david lette
Aug 12, 2013 4:00am PDT
sanctuary north of los angeles is at capacity with roosters, and the organizations' three locations across the country saw over 400 chickens last year, more than they have ever received. part of the problem is when ordering chickens for personal use, most suppliers, such as, ship them through the u.s. mail, arriving alongside your cable bill and birthday cards. the hens come "artificially bred" - food industry speak for "ready to lay eggs." this causes reproductive problems for the young chicks that prevent them from producing eggs after age two, leaving many people at a loss for what to do when the eggs stop coming. - caswell says that when mail- order chickens arrive at your door step, roosters are thrown into the mix as fillers, and because only the female chickens can lay eggs, people have no use for them. "a lot of sites in los angeles are being approved for hens, but not roosters, so those roosters, they can't keep them, and they're being dumped at shelters or released out into the city." and this problem can only get worse as the trend continues to grow. backyardchi
Aug 13, 2013 4:00am PDT
the country. >> los angeles has gone 16 days in a row without hitting 80 degrees. in the middle of the summer. one of the longest streaks they've ahad in july and august. on the flip side of that, it's been warmer over this period in seattle than it has been in l.a. now yesterday l.a. did -- this is the downtown read, did edge out seattle by one degree. you can see the heat is there. it's in phoenix and vegas. but it just hasn't been moving into l.a. the winds have been pushing it the wrong direction. more of an onshore flow. temperatures this morning, still pretty nice and mild in many of the spots hot yesterday. salt lake city at 70. boise at 71. not a lot of highlights throughout. most of the pop-up afternoon showers and storms yesterday were in the mountains of idaho, utah and colorado. high pressure dominates the west along with some hot air. it looks like the northwest is going to cool down a little bit as we go throughout the middle of the week. and areas of california, including l.a., should return to the mid-80s by the end of this week. even today up around 81. typical summer weather
Aug 5, 2013 4:30am PDT
and cable including show time for millions in new york, los angeles and dallas. knockses have stalled in a dispute with cable, over retransmission fees with the black out starting friday with no end in sight. >> the buddy comedy, with denzel and wahlberg is in first place. wolverine, the x man franchise was in second place. that is america's money. have a >> covering benicia, san ramon, san mateo, and all bay area, this is abc7 news. >> good monday morning. this is the oakland maze. traffic is light and doing fine. bart strike has been averted for now. after the governor post laughs minute intervention. for now, bart trains are normal but today more people may hit the roads and drive not knowing what was going to happen. right now you can see it looks fine but leyla gulen will keep a chose cry on the bay area roadways and let you know if there is extra volume. >> the san mateo county sheriff is searching for a 16-year-old boy would walked away from a juvenile detention facility. he left a log cabin youth catch at 6:30 last night, a minimum security facility and is described only as a
Aug 5, 2013 4:00am PDT
right now. it will warm up to 66. 78 for a high today in los angeles. the heat is pushing eastward so denver and salt lake city up around 89 to 99 degrees. in the pacific northwest, we're looking at pretty nice temperatures. 86 degrees for a high tomorrow in seattle. not too bad for those folks. >> very nice. moderate week getting kicked off so far. >>> now for entertainment news, the buddy cop action flick "2 guns" shot past the competition at the box office raking in more than $27 million. "the wolverine," "smurfs 2," "the conjuring" and "despicable me 2" round out the top films. still raking in millions. >>> alex trebek is drawing outrage from fans after disqualifying the correct but misspelled answer. emancipation proclamation. didn't cost him the game but he lost $3,000. adult contestants are rarely subject to trebek's misspelled rulings. >>> actress leah remini is writsing a tell-all and plans to talk about her split from the church of scientology. and breakups. elle macpherson recently married her boyfriend in fiji. the superman/batman film will feature a middle aged caped crus
Aug 8, 2013 4:30am EDT
about a dozen buildings. the silver fire is burning about 100 miles east of los angeles. it started yesterday afternoon, then exploded. the flames were so fast area officials were trapped. they've been safely evacuated but more than nine square niles have been destroyed. and the fire remains out of control. >> reporter: in the center of what was a home a grand fireplace stands, fire still burning around it. the same scene repeated itself at hardware at home after home. this fast-moving fire leveled sections of this rural neighborhood and in nearby twin pines another home destroyed. >> we tried to get out. we were all packed up, but we didn't think we would be able to -- we couldn't get to the end of the road. >> reporter: sherry said she and her family could not heed the evacuation orders because the flames were so quick moving. >> i hope my house is okay. we had just left and fire was just there, but the fire that was further up 243 hadn't yet come this way. >> reporter: the fire raced through this rural community whipping up through the hills fueled by stiff winds and dry brush. h
Aug 1, 2013 12:00am PDT
of racial profiling by los angeles police officers each year. now the lapd is set to launch an experimental program to confront the cops they accuse of targeting them face to face. it's been that way since the day you met. but your erectile dysfunction - it could be a question of blood flow. cialis tadalafil for daily use helps you be ready anytime the moment's right. you can be more confident in your ability to be ready. and the same cialis is the only daily ed tablet approved to treat ed and symptoms of bph like needing to go frequently or urgently. tell your doctor about all your medical conditions and medications, and ask if your heart is healthy enough for sexual activity. do not take cialis if you take nitrates for chest pain, as this may cause an unsafe drop in blood pressure. do not drink alcohol in excess with cialis. side effects may include headache, upset stomach, delayed backache or muscle ache. to avoid long-term injury, seek immediate medical help for an erection lasting more than 4 hours. if you have any sudden decrease or loss in hearing or vision, or if you have any allerg
Aug 19, 2013 1:00am EDT
for the radio i started a los angeles 1991 so it was the virgin kennedy that was at a big alternative radio station. >> host: how did you get to mtv? >> guest: my boss, let's get that. people give me a hard time for being naked on a horse. i am not naked on a horse. that is a dante. back off people. my boss hired me when he went t me when he went to go in the show and and at the time they were tegea the look of mtv they wanted vj and i was at the right place at the right time so i became a vj in 1982. >> guest: how did that change your life? >> i've moved to new york and i did not know what to expect i know the night before i was shopping at a garage restore in l.a. and i thought will i be mobbed? site that would be a light switch and people would follow me screaming. it to local long time to be recognized. it was interesting and strange and kind of lonely i was far away from my family but at the same time i knew this great adventure had begun and i made a personal challenge to myself the matter what happened i would maximize every moment to take advantage of every interview and every exper
Aug 15, 2013 6:30am PDT
a proud wild cat. i went to college at loyola- marymount university in los angeles. i had a scholarship to play baseball. i remember coming down here to christie field, when my dad was in the military, seeing how the beaches have transformed into but we have today. you cannot beat the views, of course. it just holds summoning memories and i can come here with our kids, our family. i ended up going to ireland to get a master's degree at the university college of dublin. i went back to the states and went to law school at university of pennsylvania. then i came back, and choosing to live in san francisco was natural to me. when you are a child, you do not realize what you had until you leave home. i had the opportunity to live in los angeles, abroad in ireland, and there is no place like home, when you are from san francisco. i have been a corporate attorney at palo -- in palo alto. i became an >> i worked in the finance industry about 5 1/2 years. in the summer of 2009 i joined a venture capital firm with two other partners. >> we are all excited about the americas cup here in district t
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